Student of the week, June 12, 2017
Favorite book and its author: “Blink and Caution” by Tim Wynne-Jones
Favorite TV show: “North Woods Law”
Favorite band or musician: Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, or any country music.
After-school activities: Basketball, competitive shooting, 4-H
Parents: Kristina and Doug Teal
Personal hero and why: My personal hero is the Tri-River Area Extension Agent Trent Hollister. He always encourages me to do my very best and he always has a positive attitude toward everything.
Preferred college: Colorado Mesa University
Preferred career: Wildlife officer
Highlight of your high school experience: Getting above a 4.0 GPA and playing basketball
Q: If you could create your own high school course, what would it be called and what would it teach?
A: It would be called wildlife conservation, and you would study changing wildlife populations and management techniques.
Q: Describe a time you turned what could have been a negative situation into a positive one, or at least got something positive out of it.
A: One of my good friends was struggling in a math class, so I helped her and tried to explain new methods. Soon, she better understood and passed the class.
Q: Name three things you would like to accomplish by age 30.
A: Graduate college, be a 4-H leader for shooting sports, and obtain a house with acreage.
Q: If you could spend one year abroad, where would you go and why?
A: I would travel to Australia. I have always wanted to go see their vast wildlife and marine animals in the Great Barrier Reef.
Q: What would you tell a freshman who wants to make the most of his or her high school years?
A: Don’t be afraid to try something new, and strive to try your best at every activity.